We have just received a special promo CD – it is by Karin Bekker and it contains no less than 6 covers of 2017 Eurovision songs In the next days we will give our comments to each cover.
Karin Bekker was born in Pretoria. Her passion for singing was sparked at the age of 5. She also started piano lessons at this early age.
In 2008 Karin was selected to sing in the University of Pretoria’s Jacaranda Children’s Choir and sang along with a few fellow choir members in 2010 on e-TV “live” for President Nelson Mandela during his birthday.
In 2011 Karin was part of a South African State Theater Opera Production viz. Carmen acted Bizet.Karin also obtained her UNISA , Trinity Pop & Rock and Trinity Classical Grades in Piano, Musical Theory and Vocal exams.
Karin’s gospel debut album, “Father, Son and Spirit” was released in 2014. She is also on the album “75 years celebration” from a church group.
Her music can be heard on a number of established radio stations as well as Internet radio stations. She took the No. 1 position in Springbok Internet Radio’s Top 20 and retain for nine weeks.
Her single “Friendskap” music video is now also available on YouTube and within the first week of release already 2000 views. It is also now available on Itunes and to see and on the South African satellite channel KykNet.
Karin’s warm personality and combined with her stage performance and crystal clear voice for a remarkable, very enjoyable show.
Her motto in life is Philippians 4:13: “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.”
She is busy on a new CD and hopefully it will contain several EUROVISION covers.